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January 2017

Connecticut's Declining Children's Budget

 Recent budget trends put Connecticut's investments in children and families are in jeopardy.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
January 2017

Equal Funding for Equal Effort: A Proposal to Reform Property Tax Funding for Local Education in Connecticut

Thriving communities are made possible by good schools, roads, and other public systems.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Education
January 2017

Revenue Options are Key to Addressing Budget Shortfalls and Supporting Thriving Communities

Long term investments in children and families have been the cornerstone of the state’s prosperity.

Issue Area:
Budget and Tax
January 2017

2017 Legislative Briefing

We can all agree that children deserve the opportunity to develop to their full potential.  In Connecticut, that shared goal can become a statewide reality. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
December 2016

The State of Early Childhood 2015

A new edition of our State of Early Childhood report, which looks at funding and program developments through Fiscal Year 2015. Our main findings are:

Issue Area:
Early Care
December 2016

The Time to Grow: Meeting the Needs of Connecticut Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Children do best when they live in stable, supportive families.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
November 2016

Persistent Racial Inequality in School Arrest Rates in Connecticut

Increasingly, stakeholders across Connecticut recognize the negative outcomes youth experience from exclusionary discipline and juvenile justice system involvement.

Issue Area:
Juvenile Justice
September 2016

American Community Survey 2015: Connecticut Residents See Income and Health Insurance Gains, but Child Poverty Remains High

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey data finds modest progress in health care access, median household incomes and income inequality, but little improvement in reduced poverty.

Issue Areas:
Family Economic Security, Health
September 2016

State of Working Connecticut 2016

This summer marks nearly seven years since the Great Recession ended, but for too many Connecticut families, the years-long recovery has been slow to offer reprieve.

Issue Area:
Family Economic Security
July 2016

Gaps or Loss of Coverage for Children in the HUSKY Program: A 2016 Update

Continuous health insurance coverage is an important aspect of quality in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program, ensuring uninterrupted access to preventive care and treatment for acute and chronic conditions.

Issue Area:
Health